The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “Your online source for credible health information.” The government agency maintains a robust site. In this article we will be looking at portions of the site that relate to you as a car accident, slip and fall, dog bite, or work related injury victim. Please use the information and links below to navigate the CDC website.
- Workplace Safety and Health: Workplace hazards such as asbestos, falls from elevation, heat stress, lead and silica are discussed here. In addition, workplace illnesses, injuries and health disorders are looked at in-depth. Topics include carpal tunnel syndrome, hearing loss, occupational cancer, skin conditions and traumatic occupational injuries such as traumatic brain and crush injuries.
- Injury, Violence and Safety– Information on injury prevention tips and specific injuries are available here. Prevention tips on dog bites, falls, explosion and blast injuries, motor vehicle injuries and poisoning are listed. Also offered are ideas on keeping safe while at work, around pets, and while driving.
- Data and Statistics– A wide range of data and statistics as they relate to your health are listed here. The list of statistics by topic is long and includes deaths, injuries, workplace injuries and auto accidents.
- Healthy Living– The CDC is at the forefront of injury and illness prevention. One of their highlighted prevention tools is their section on healthy living. Topics include child safety, healthy pets, heart disease prevention and disability.
The CT personal injury attorneys at Glass, Lebovitz, Kasheta & Bren hope that the information on this page helps you learn more about the injury or illness that has affected you. Our law firm does more than protect the rights of workers, dog bite victims and accident victims; we work to inform you and prevent further injury and illness. If you have been injured at work, during a slip and fall, dog attack or car accident please contact your Connecticut CT attorney at Glass, Lebovitz, Kasheta & Bren today for your free consultation.